Bishop Olaf Magnussen, who signed his treatise “History of the Goths, Swedes, and Vandals” (published in 1555) with his Latinized name Olaus Magnus, stated that the people living in Prussia, Lithuania, and Livonia often lost their livestock to bands of hungry wolves. But, their losses caused by natural wolves were nothing compared to what the…Continue readingBishop Olaus Magnus
A sign that humans are becoming less sturdy, or just a weird story about a rare skin condition; anyway you look at it, Ken Walker, a doctor from the UK, got the short end of the stick. And no, he won’t necessarily be playing fetch with his wife in the backyard anytime soon. He developed…Continue readingMan Turned Into Werewolf From Drinking Too Much Wine
In 39 B.C. the Roman poet Virgil wrote Alphesiboeus and in it sang about a werewolf named Moeris. It is one of the earliest references to werewolves, and may have even sparked some of today’s werewolf traditions and beliefs, but scholars are still debating on that. “These herbs, these poisons, that were culled in Pontus,…Continue readingVirgil’s Werewolf
The screenwriter for Watchmen got pretty much none of the glory involved in the film; writers rarely get any of the fame, especially when it’s for a film. Which is why it’s an event to gasp and cream over, now that David Hayter has taken on directing; but not just any directing. I mean, it’s…Continue reading‘Watchmen’ Screenwriter David Hayter to Direct New Werewolf Movie ‘Wolves’
It’s my favorite time again!!! That time when new authors decide it’s time to unleash their masterpieces on the public and bring us all some great new werewolf fiction to sink our teeth into! Here are the new releases in werewolf fiction that we’re all looking out for this month. The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong–…Continue readingWerewolf Books to Watch for this Month
Mental, a show on FOX, outlines the various cases presented to the Director of Mental Health at Wharton Memorial Hospital; Dr. Jack Gallagher, a British man living in America, is both brilliant and conflicted. He delivers therapy to his patients with unorthodox methods, which pits him against the other doctors in the hospital. One of…Continue readingClinical Lycanthropy on FOX’s ‘Mental’
Director Steve Pink just tried to make a big guy comedy hit with the Hot Tub Time Machine, which was… well, a huge failure. The flick totally didn’t meet its box office expectations. But the director is giving it another go, once again making a comedy directed at all the boys. But this rumored flick…Continue readingHot Tub Time Machine Director Switches To Werewolves
The “Werwolf” branch of Hitler’s forces were particularly frightening for a variety of reasons; even today they have an almost mythological fascination. Though Hitler refused to label them as a contingency force of guerrilla soldiers, most experts agree that ‘der Werwolf’ was an elite squad trained for the most covert military tactics. The soldiers in…Continue readingHitler’s Werwolves
Imagine you had the ability to turn into a werewolf at the drop of a dime; you were walking along in your city one fateful night and were suddenly brutally attacked by this disgustingly beautiful creature and now, you attained their mystical power. Sit back for a minute and mentally compile a list of things…Continue readingWhat you could get away with if you were a Werewolf
In Russia, there are actually two different types of werewolves, and they are very different indeed. The first is known as the wawkalak. This type of werewolf has seriously angered the Devil and because of that, has been turned into a werewolf. However, wawkalaks were not considered to be evil, or even vicious. They would…Continue readingWerewolves in Russia
Dear faithful readers, I’m a World of Warcraft addict. Anyway, one particular night found me running around and getting my quest on in Grizzly Hills (…it has a lot of bears…and hills). While exploring I came across the seemingly normal village of Silverbrook. I ride in and see lots of log homes, people dressed like…Continue readingSilverbrook’s Curse
Canine transformation is at the forefront of shapeshifting folklore; it seems that there are werewolf legends in almost every country and culture, but for some reason, canine transformation is much more popular than its sister in folklore; feline transformation. For thousands of years, people have believed in the ‘werecat’, i.e., the ability of some sorcerers,…Continue readingWerecats: The Lions of Tsavo
Mexico is one of the few countries in the world that have kept their werewolf legends pretty much exactly the same as they were several hundred years ago. Even though the Spaniards started colonizing Mexico in the 1500s, the people in the area still held fast to their werewolf beliefs. That, and the fact that…Continue readingWerewolves in Mexico
Hey there werewolf enthusiasts! You guys want to show the world your love for our furry friends? Then check out some of these rad wolf items: Werewolf Shoes: Chances are you won’t find any werewolf shoes at you local Payless, but you can always get some custom ones like this pair here. Pretty kickass right?…Continue readingWerewolf Goodies for Werewolf Fans
With movies like The Wolfman and New Moon behind us, we’re all wondering when the next kick ass werewolf movie will be coming out. If you’re wondering what we have to look forward to, you’ll be happy to know – A LOT! There are tons of werewolf movies that are about to be released with…Continue readingWerewolf Movies to Watch Out For
For you gamers out there that are sick of the major lack of quality werewolf games out there, fear not, IGG is currently working on a big 3D MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game), titled Moonlight Online, that’s set in a world full of werewolves… and vampires. But good news, it’s werewolves vs. vampires. So…Continue readingMoonlight Online: The MMORPG
I have one question for the production staff of Jack & Diane: when the hell are you going to get off your asses and stop dicking around? Jack & Diane was supposed to be this controversial lesbian werewolf movie, full of blood and gore and young lesbian love. But after just a few months, Ellen…Continue readingJack and Diane: More Casting Bullshit is Killing the Movie
Werewolves can do many things, and undoubtedly, they have an incredible amount of powers. But it’s generally accepted that werewolves are not immortal and that, although it’s difficult, they can be killed. This got me thinking, sure they can die, but do they age? And how exactly does that happen? Why do some werewolves seem…Continue readingDo Werewolves Age?
In Bainbridge Island, WA, a man was, how shall we say… seriously freaking out, yes, –because he believed that amongst us were both werewolves and CHUDs to be hunted! While neither Hugh Jackman, nor Victoria Beckham were in the area, the man was adamant nonetheless. Police were called, and they found the man in a…Continue readingWerewolf News: Watch Out Werewolves, A Man With a Sword is Coming!
Yeah yeah, I know werewolf fans everywhere are usually aghast at the idea of werewolves in the Twilight Saga, but hey, –I’ve seen it, and I’m impressed, personally. Though, they aren’t really werewolves as we traditionally see them; they’re sort of shapeshifters. The werewolves in Twilight are a little similar to the whole shapeshifter culture…Continue readingThe Big Werewolf War in Eclipse: Sneak Peek!
Did you know that 8,000 years ago there were more than 20 million gray wolves roaming the northern hemisphere? But as time passed the wolves died out. In the middle ages wolves were considered evil creatures of Satan, which not only brought on loads of werewolf folktales, but the deaths of countless wolves. Nowadays, the…Continue readingWolf Count
Kind of backwards, isn’t it? The reviewers and bloggers are calling the film ’30 Days of Night with werewolves instead of vampires’; they don’t know how right they are. 30 Days of Night actually began as a comic book as well, after its unsuccessful film pitch. Unphased, writers instead went for a comic book angle.…Continue readingWild Game: New Werewolf Movie Based on Unreleased Comic
In this day and age, there’s constant news of what director is turning x-popular horror book series into a movie, whether or not someone is on team Edward (vampire) or team Jacob (werewolf), and what next big-name star signed-on for x-horror flick. That’s all fine and great but let’s gets back to basics, people. Let’s…Continue reading5 celebrities that should be werewolves
Because for some reason, the idea of a werewolf terrorizing a bunch of disgusting fat rednecks at a burger joint is utterly terrifying! No guys, I’m serious. Can you imagine, sitting there with a hamburger, when all of a sudden, this guy in a horrifying, surprisingly well-made werewolf costume attacks you? That is scary! And…Continue readingPoultrygeist + Werewolf = Werewolf Fever
There’s only one ‘black’ werewolf movie out there, –though, the werewolf isn’t even black! To be more specific, it’s the only blaxpoitation film with a werewolf in it; at least, that we’ve found. I’ve spent hours reading and referencing actual books, –not Google, –looking for more examples of werewolves in black cinema, but they just…Continue readingThe Only Black Werewolf Movie: The Beast Must Die!